Carlyle W. Krause

| 12 Aug 2015 | 01:32

    Carlyle W. Krause of Matamoras died on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, at his home surrounded by his family. He was 91.

    Son of Paul K. and Wilhelmina Ferguson Krause, he was born on Aug. 28, 1923, in Matamoras.

    He served during World War II with the U.S. Army. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart and Silver Star Medals.

    He was a life member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Port Jervis and a former council member of the church. He was an avid hunter and a member of the Stairway Hunting Club in Millrift. He was a member of the Milford Lodge of Masons, #344, F&AM, Milford.

    He married Kathryn Ast Krause on Oct. 10, 1953, celebrating 61 years of marriage.

    Survivors include his wife, Kathryn, at home; son, Carl L. Krause and his wife, Lorinda, of Selinsgrove, Pa.; daughter, Kathy Brink and her husband, Kurt, of Milford; three grandchildren, Alaric, Euric, and Honoria Krause; and several nieces and nephews.

    He was pre-deceased by his siblings Paul, Charles, Leon, Ralph, Alvin, Lester and Herbert Krause, Leona VanGorden and Claire Ott; and his step-mother, Anna Marie Schumacher, by whom he was raised.

    The family will receive friends from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 14, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 31 West Main St., Port Jervis. Memorial services will follow at 11:30 a.m. at the church, with the Rev. Robert Wollenburg officiating. Interment will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery, Matamoras.

    Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 31 West Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771.

    Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Port Jervis.